HARARE – TelOne has begun the search for a new managing director to succeed Chipo Mtasa, who is scheduled to leave her position at the end of this month after leading the State-owned telecoms company for ten years.
After serving two five-year terms, as required by the laws governing public institutions, Mtasa exits the State-owned fixed telephone operator. She joined the telecommunications company in 2013.
According to TelOne, the managing director position is a crucial leadership position that will boost growth across all of the company’s operating divisions and improve overall business performance.
The organization stated that it was seeking a passionate, driven, and committed person to fill the role on its dynamic executive management team.
The ideal applicant for the position would do strategic planning, supervise the organization’s operational performance, engage in performance management, and manage human resources, among other important duties.
According to TelOne, the ideal applicant should hold a bachelor’s degree in social science, business management, telecommunications, electronics, computer engineering, or a related field.
An advantage would be to have a master’s degree in business administration or business leadership in addition to the potential candidate’s postgraduate professional certification.
In addition, the ideal applicant must have at least 10 years of managerial experience, five of which must have been at the senior management level while working knowledge of the telecoms industry is a plus.